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On June 30, 1983, workers at the Phelps-Dodge Corporation copper mines in Arizona went on strike. Led by the United Steelworkers of America, miners fought bravely against Phelps-Dodge’s decision to bust their union, but faced with overwhelming odds, they lost the strike, bringing in the heyday of corporations busting the unions and moving aggressively toward […]

The Reality of Immigrant Lives

In General
On January 17, 2013
This open letter to John McCain and Jeff Flake was both touching and disturbing in a number of ways: Thursday night I heard a banging knock at the door. I looked through the window and immigration agents asked me to open the door, conducting an “investigation.” They asked for Maria, my mother, and as soon […]


On November 11, 2012

Arizona is a national joke. Say what you will about whatever southern state you don’t like, Arizona matches them all for extremism, hate, and corruption. Have to give it credit though. Arizona R

Arizona Congressman Jeff Flake moves the mainstreaming of overturning the 17th Amendment another step forward. Yes, an increasing number of right-wingers want to repeal the constitutional amendment allowing for the direct election of senators by the people. Why? Because it’s much easier for corporations to cut checks to individual state legislators than trying to buy […]
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